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Fires, beetles, and droughts, oh my!

Date: June 16, 2016
Presenter(s): Kevin M. Potter
Description:

At 24:00 the webinar transitions into another webinar topic. Healthy forests are vital to our future, and consistent, long-term monitoring of forest health indicators is necessary to identify forest resources deteriorating across large regions. The Forest Health Monitoring (FHM) Program of the USDA Forest Service, with cooperating researchers within and outside the Forest Service, quantifies status, changes and trends in the health of U.S. forests. This presentation will offer a broad-scale snapshot of recent threats to U.S. forests, including insects and diseases, wildfire, and drought. The results are from the most recent annual FHM national report, which is produced by forest health monitoring researchers at the Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center (EFETAC) of the USDA Forest Service in collaboration with North Carolina State University cooperators.

Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Insects & Disease, Fire & Bark Beetles, Fire & Climate
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 14449
Record updated: Apr 19, 2017